Awards & Winners

1985 Lasker Award

Check winners and nominations of 1985 Lasker Award. Check awards winners of 1985 Lasker Award. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research

Joseph L. Goldstein, Michael Stuart Brown

(For their historic discovery of the basic mechanisms controlling cholesterol metabolism, opening the way to a new pharmacologic approach to the treatment of cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death and disability in the Western world.)
Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service

Lane W. Adams

(For the extraordinary management skills, integrity and vision with which he has expanded the American Cancer Society into the major volunteer force in the battle against cancer.)
Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service

Eppie Friedman

(For her respected advice and practical translations of authoritative medical opinion and her tireless commitment to the health and well-being of the American people.)
Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award

Bernard Fisher

(For his profound influence in shaping the character of modern breast cancer treatment, thus lengthening and enriching the lives of women suffering from this dread disease.)